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RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Day 7 – Fairfield to Fort Madison

RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-Ride Day 7 – Fairfield to Fort Madison

We had one of our largest group of riders join us on today's RAGBRAI Route Inspection Pre-ride from Fairfield to Fort Madison on Saturday. The ride was more challenging ...

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RAGBRAI 2013: Short, south, through Des Moines

RAGBRAI 2013: Short, south, through Des Moines

RAGBRAI is trading villages for some big cities in its 41st year, including a stop midway through Iowa that will have more than 10,000 bicyclists rolling into the state capital. Interactive ...

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Latest Blog Posts

  • Video: Hyperlapse tour of the RAGBRAI Expo

    Zoom around the expo to see what's happening in Glenwood.

  • Honoring the Veterans of RAGBRAI on Monday

    This year RAGBRAI wanted to pay tribute to all the armed service members on our ride - so in Creston on Monday night, we will host a short service in ...

  • "Mile of Silence" and Iowa Bicycle Coalition Petition Brings Awareness to Fatal Bike Crashes

    There have now been eight people that died in bicycle deaths on Iowa's roads and trails. Eight is double the number from 2015 and the highest total since 2010. ...

  • RIDE RIGHT SAFETY TIP #10: The RIGHT Condition

    This is my final article on RIDE RIGHT before the big ride. Ironically, the big tip is “Get yourself in good physical shape.” We start riding on Sunday, ...

  • Free Health & Wellness Screenings in Leon on RAGBRAI in Memory of Chris Charron

    In memory of Chris Charoon, Decatur County Hospital, an affiliate of the Mercy Health Network, has partnered with the Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines and Hy-Vee to offer health and wellness ...

  • Donations Accepted at the RAGBRAI Expo and Karras Loop for Karras/Kaul Statue

    RAGBRAIers have the opportunity to immortalize the individuals that created this event that is known as RAGBRAI!

  • Chris Charron's Legacy will Live on During RAGBRAI

    On Tuesday evening in Leon, RAGBRAI will remember Chris Charron. Chris's passion pushed RAGBRAI into the digital age with their first website as well as his Virtual RAGBRAI.

  • Stop by the PeopleForBikes Booth During the RAGBRAI Expo

    PeopleForBikes is uniting millions of individuals, thousands of businesses and hundreds of communities to make bike riding better for everyone. Stop by their booth during the RAGBRAI expo to ...

  • RIDE RIGHT SAFETY TIP #9: The RIGHT Attention

    It isn’t easy to concentrate for seven days of bicycle riding with 10,000 or more people, but you have to. There are all kinds of things to pay attention ...

  • Only Riding a Few Days on RAGBRAI This Year?

    You can purchase day wristbands or non-rider wristbands before the start of the ride.  Look for our registration table at the Glenwood High School on expo day, Saturday, July 23 from ...

Latest Videos

  • Zoom around the expo to see what's happening in Glenwood.

  • RAGBRAI FRIDAY: Stop by West Chester Community Center, a former school which in its first year graduated two students in 1921. It is now known for its current \u0022residents\u0022 as locals call the ghostly sightings confirmed by two paranormal gro

  • The Todd House Museum in Tabor, was formerly a stop on the Underground Railroad during the Civil War era.

  • Lyle Dumont talks about his impressive model train display at the Dumont Museum in Sigourney. He began building it in 2008. You can see it Friday on RAGBRAI.

  • Whistle Nut and his bull, Ole, will be in Humeston offering RAGBRAI riders on Wednesday a chance to ride a professional rodeo bull.

  • As RAGBRAI rolls into Villisca on Day 2, riders may want to take advantage of $5 tours of the Villisca Ax Murder House. So what really happened? A tour guide explains one of Iowa's most gruesome, unsolved crimes.

  • Imogene, a small town in southwest Iowa is adding two additional Masses for RAGBRAI riders who wish to attend Sunday service on the first day of this year's ride.

  • Yep, for real. You're welcome. But here's the scoop from gravel-cycling expert Craig Cooper on this year's gravel loop on Day 1 of RAGBRAI.

  • In 1983, Steve Saxton and his family decided to build a lake. One year and over a million yards of dirt later, the Saxton's had built Little River Lake where many a RAGBRAI rider will cool off.

  • On Tuesday, June 28, 2016 a "ghost bike" was installed in rural Boone County to mark the spot where Mark Snopek was killed while riding his bike on August 8, 2007.

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